Canada might have had a disappointing World Junior Hockey Championship semifinal performance but TSN can consider the tournament a success, at least leading up to that game. The tourney is averaging 2.4 million viewers, through the New Year’s Eve matchup against the United States. That game has a high of the tourney, drawing in 2.8 million viewers. From TSN –
The Canada-United States New Year’s Eve game capped off an overwhelmingly successful preliminary round. Over Team Canada’s four preliminary round games, TSN has averaged 2.4 million viewers.
• Dec. 26: Canada vs. Finland – 2.3 million viewers
• Dec. 28: Canada vs. Czech Republic – 2.55 million viewers
• Dec. 29: Canada vs. Denmark – 2.0 million viewers
• Dec. 31: Canada vs. United States – 2.8 million viewers
All four games ranked as the most-watched program of the day on Canadian television in all key demographics.
Online, TSN.ca registered 190,000 live streams of Team Canada games while TSN’s brand-new TSN Check-In app on Facebook – giving fans the ability to “check in” from around the world and show that they are cheering on Team Canada – has now gained more than 34,000 registered users, with fans checking in across Canada and from around the world.